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Open Water Class paddle
September 14 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Paddle for previous 2 years of Open Water class students from the pool. Assist by veteran open water paddlers welcome. 12:30 p.m. meet. 1 p.m. trip planning and VHF exercise, then launch. Paddle 4.5 mi. from Raritan Bay Waterfront Park to Beach Park in Keyport, break on the beach and paddle back. We’ll include exercises from class including strokes, rafting, and self and assisted rescues. In fact, look up the tide predictions for those places on those days and show up with notes. Also bring your rescue equipment and plenty of water. Unload your boat here https://goo.gl/maps/soUXvEJaRdnDMK4G9. Bathrooms at each end point. Burgers afterwards at Blue Moon in South Amboy at 114 S Broadway, South Amboy, NJ 08879. Raritan Bay can get bouncy and windy. We will adjust trip if needed. “Rain” date of the following day, Sunday, Sept. 15. Watch Facebook for any rescheduling. PS, last time we were in Raritan Bay we watched a WHALE feeding. You must have an active Club membership. If you don’t, renew here: https://lehighvalleycanoeclub.org/memberships
201 John T O’Leary Blvd · South Amboy, NJ